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For individuals who are involved in the supply chain and who deal with utilities, the UVDB Registration is something that should be taken into consideration. For the vast majority of the sector, you cannot expect to effectively promote your products unless you have obtained UVDB certification and accreditation.
The UVDB registration and completion of the pre-qualification questionnaire are mandatory if you wish to boost the transparency of your company and expand your options within the industry while also limiting risk and ensuring that you follow industry standards.
What is Achilles UVDB, and how does it work?
Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB) is a pre-qualification system for the utility sector in the United Kingdom, developed by Achilles. It is intended to assist in the management and mitigation of risks in the supply chain in order to maintain consistent high quality and the compliance with all applicable industry standards.
What is the UVDB Registration Service, and how does it work?
Your company’s registration with the UVDB entitles it to become a member of a community of suppliers and companies serving the utility industry. It enables you to collaborate with them while also promoting the service you provide to the public. Providing you have all of the essential documents and information on hand, you should be able to finish the Registration Service in as little as a few hours if you follow the instructions carefully.
What Steps Are Included in the Process?
The process of registering with our UVDB service is straightforward, and you may complete the process in as little as four simple steps. These are the actions to take:
- Fill out the registration form with your information.
- Fill out a form to learn more.
- Verify the accuracy of your information.
- Make your profile public.
- It is advisable to prepare all of the paperwork and information that we require ahead of time to ensure that the process runs well and that you are able to start your business with our UVDB Registration Service. You will require the following materials:
- Information about the company (Name, Address, Website, Tax Number, Registration Number, Copy of Company Registration Certificate)
Certificates of authenticity (Quality Management, Environment and Health and Safety)
- Products and services are listed in alphabetical order (what you supply and what regions you supply it to)
- Information on the financial situation (turnover from the previous year, the number of staff in your enterprise)
- Norms and policies are outlined in this document (Corporate social responsibility, environmental management, health and safety, QMS)
- Information on how to get in touch (Business and administration contacts)
Taking only 5 to 10 minutes to complete, the application will result in you receiving an invoice for the subscription service you have selected. Once you have made your payment, we will send you an Activation code that will allow you to begin the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
In most cases, the PQQ stage will take 2 to 3 hours and will require you to submit information about your company’s finances, human resources, safety and environmental policies, quality management systems, insurance coverages, products and services, corporate social responsibility, and legal information. If you run into any difficulties, our qualified and experienced team is on hand to assist you with any portion of the procedure that you are having difficulty with.
Five different subscription levels are available for you to pick from, and you can choose which one you want based on the quantity of product codes you want to market to potential purchasers within the UVDB community.
What Is the Importance of This?
The utility sector, like any other company, works to maintain high standards at all levels of operation. By completing a single questionnaire, you can have access to the whole sector through the UVDB registration process, which is free.
By completing the UVDB registration process and obtaining UVDB accreditation, you will be able to connect with a large number of utility businesses and bid on contracts for unique and specific requirements. This is a wonderful approach for businesses to cut expenses, save time, and minimise administrative workload, allowing your company to increase efficiency and productivity as a result.
What Is the Meaning of Achilles?
Achilles is intended to aid utility firms in their efforts to collaborate, market products and services, and maintain the high standards anticipated in the sector at large. Specifically, the Utilities Vendor Database Supplier Management Service is responsible for accomplishing this. It works on behalf of all of the major utilities companies in the United Kingdom.
Why Should Your Company Become Accredited with the UVDB?
A company like yours can reap major benefits from being a member of UVDB. It provides an opportunity for your firm to demonstrate what it is capable of. Additionally, it provides the potential to obtain access to a diverse range of contracting opportunities. Through your participation in UVDB, you will be able to compete in the same arena as established utility buyer organisations such as Thames Water, SSE, and National Grid.
Businesses in the utilities industry can benefit greatly from the UVDB community, which provides a neutral and collaborative environment in which to identify a wide range of business opportunities.
In order to boost the advertising of your products and services, you should consider becoming a member of the UV Database. You will be able to locate buyers and gain access to tender opportunities as a result of these advertising activities. In the same way, the pre-qualification questionnaire allows you to demonstrate your suitability for fulfilling industry demands and requirements, and vice versa.
Our Achilles UVDB Registration Service provides you with specialised advisors who are knowledgeable and dedicated to assisting your company in being recognised with the UVDB. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Who We Are
JVR Consultancy is one of the best compliance consulting firms in the UK. Many of our clients appreciate the top-notch, fully integrated Management Systems we develop, implement, and support. Our system is an integrated system covering health, safety, environment, human resources. We provide HR procedures, which many companies overlook, particularly smaller ones. We also provide support for meeting ISO standards, various security systems and handling drug and alcohol testing of your personnel.
Frequently Asked Questions from our Customers
Yes we can, we can assist you with any of the accreditation featured on our website. We have a 100% record of securing any of the accreditation in the first audit for all our customers for the last 13 years.
More to the point, I ask clients how quickly can you start. We can have a consultant working on your accreditation within the hour if you are ready. The only things that take time are the audit dates, these are issued to the client by the certification body so it is out of our control.
This depends on how much the client has in place already. The more they have, the easier it becomes to work on their accreditation. The gap analysis that we carry out is free of charge and afterwards will give you an exact fixed price.
The fixed price will include the following –
- Carry out all the work ( creating documents & processes tailored to your company )
- Attend the audit ( as your expert consultant ) or make the desktop submission.
- Make any corrections that the auditor may highlight to ensure that you obtain your accreditation the first audit.
Initially, we need to talk to you to carry out the free gap analysis. Afterwards, we would require you to forward all the relevant documents. After that, we can complete the work with the minimum of your input, leaving you to concentrate on doing what you do best for the company.
Yes! Let us Manage your Accreditations with Ongoing Support and Maintenance. With us managing your accreditations, your team can then focus on business growth and development. This gives you peace of mind knowing your compliance is being routinely managed by professionals. Ongoing support and maintenance avoids panic in your business when suddenly faced with an audit, knowing at all times you are well prepared.
Achieve Accreditation and Compliance with JVR
JVR Consultancy was formed in the year 2008 and their head office is based in Windsor and Maidenhead. We noticed that there was a gap in the market, for companies who work in the construction, rail, utilities, oil and gas sector who were not fully supported in the way that they could be when it came to industry compliance and certification. That is why our highly experienced team of compliance consultants can serve these sectors by providing over 135 years of combined experience with all compliance needs. In short, you won’t find anyone else who cares as much, or who tries as hard as we do.
Speak with one of our experienced consultants. At JVR, we know that time is precious, and you want the answers to your questions quickly, especially during an audit!. Once we speak with you for the first time over the phone, we need around 10 minutes to fully evaluate which accreditation you need support with and a brief introduction into you and your company.
Our consultants have an extensive level of experience in developing solutions and offering guidance for our clients and their businesses. We offer a free GAP analysis, which will help to assess the difference between your business performance and your goals. It’s a fantastic way for you to find out if your business needs are met, and if they aren’t, it gives you the insight and confidence you need to deliver improvement before an audit. Learning more about what is Gap Analysis and how will the report benefit you.
With a success rate of 100% and a team who will go above and beyond to make sure that your expectations are met, you know that you can trust in us to provide you with the knowledge, resources and expertise you need to make a difference. Contact us today to find out more.
To identify the objectives and benefits that are needed to achieve your desired level of compliance, we offer a FREE, no-obligation Gap Analysis. Our analysis will assess your current systems and documentation. Just start your journey by filling in the form below, and one of our specialists will contact you (typically within one working day) to make arrangements.
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